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World first real-time silica detector helps clear the air

The NSW Government has launched a trial of world-first technology to accurately monitor silica dust levels in the air that has the potential to protect NSW’s workers from contracting the deadly lung...

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Nautilus dust control unit available in Australia

When it comes to large scale demolition projects and remote mining locations, dust control is a major issue. Even if there is water available, a guy with a hose can create enormous problems with...

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New campaign to tackle dust at mines and quarries

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has launched a new awareness campaign to tackle the risk from dust in the workplace, called “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there”. Dust...

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New mining dust disease cases

The NSW mining regulator (Resources Regulator) is investigating three new cases of possible mining dust diseases. NSW Resources Regulator Chief Inspector Garvin Burns said all three workers were...

The NSW resources regulator will blitz dust levels at mines across the state

Resources regulator to blitz mines for dust control

The NSW Resources Regulator is preparing a major blitz on quarries across the state to minimise the effects of dust exposures. Resources Regulator Chief Inspector of Mines Garvin Burns said quarries...

AMSJ April 2022